Archive for November, 2017

Hobson opens Debussy-Ravel series with mixed rewards – Nov 30, 2017

Pianist Ian Hobson has created a substantial recital series for himself […]

Levine leads Met Orchestra in a moving Verdi Requiem – Nov 25, 2017

Verdi’s Requiem has a way of always being pertinent. The mass’s […]

Give thanks for blazing Rachmaninoff in Noseda’s mixed Philharmonic program – Nov 23, 2017

One would like to have heard the halftime pep talk conductor […]

Dmitri Hvorostovsky 1962-2017 – Nov 22, 2017

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, one of the great dramatic baritones of his generation, […]

Quicksilver’s “Cabinet of Curiosities” explores neglected Baroque masters – Nov 20, 2017

The composer Dittersdorf once complained that his young friend Mozart was […]

New York Choral Society delights with rare Schubert and Thompson – Nov 19, 2017

David Hayes and the New York Choral Society performed an exquisite […]

Trifonov’s concerto a rare epic fail; Gergiev, Mariinsky save evening with Prokofiev – Nov 16, 2017

The latest installment of Daniil Trifonov’s Perspectives Series at Carnegie Hall […]

With lustrous singing by Pérez, Met’s “Thaïs” eventually sees the light – Nov 12, 2017

Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. is an odd time to open […]

NYCO celebrates Argento at 90 with two tragicomic character portraits – Nov 10, 2017

The new incarnation of New York City Opera seems intent on […]

“Quixote” rallies and “Kaddish” bristles at Philharmonic’s Bernstein Festival – Nov 10, 2017

The story improves with each retelling: November 14, 1943, the New […]


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